Dr. James Zhu


James' practice includes patent procurement, opinion, analysis & strategy, litigation, technology licensing, primarily focusing on life sciences, material sciences, medical devices, and electronics.  As a conduit between China and the rest of the world, James represents international clients to obtain and enforce their patent rights in China. James further provides strategic patent counselling for international clients in their market entry into China, conducts complex due diligence and analysis to evaluate IP risks, and enhances the value of IP assets.  Prior to Jun He, James spent eight years at Perkin Coie LLP, became a partner in Perkins Coie's Los Angeles Office in 2007, and the Managing Partner of Perkins Coie's Beijing Office in 2008. Prior to his advancement in law, James was a co-founder & General Counsel of GanTech International, a Silicon Valley start-up where he spearheaded fund-raising, legal and business development activities. In the early 90s, James was a researcher at Merck & Co.